It's Time to Go Big for National Tourism Week

National Travel & Tourism Week, a national event promoted by the US Travel Association (, is May 1-7, 2016. This year it's Time to Go Big! for Amarillo tourism; so big that we couldn't squeeze everything into one week. Join us anywhere along the road.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Potter County Proclamation
Potter County Commissioners Court
Potter County Court House
9 a.m.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Randall County Proclamation
Randall County Commissioners Court
Randall County Finance Center, 3rd Floor
501 16th St.
Canyon, TX
9 a.m.

City of Amarillo Proclamation
Amarillo City Council Chambers
Third Floor, City Hall
3 p.m.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Museum Day
Regular museum hours
Special offers at participating area museums
   Amarillo Museum of Art- register for special Georgia O'Keeffe door prize
   American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum- Buy one admission, get one half-price
   Bill's Backyard Classics- 2 for 1 admission
   Don Harrington Discovery Center- Mention Museum Day and receive $2 off regular admission
   Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian- 2 for 1 admission and 20% gift shop discount
   Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum- Buy one adult admission, get one adult half price

Monday, May 2, 2016

What's On Tap?
RV Museum @ Jack Sisemore's Traveland
5-7 p.m.
Free admission
Enjoy a cookout, the company of your hospitality colleagues and one of the only museums featuring the RV movement.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Yellow City Certified Tour
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Special program for local hospitality community- by invitation only. Meet at Amarillo Visitor Information Center, entrance #2 of the Amarillo Civic Center Complex

Friday, May 6, 2016

Texas Panhandle Travel Rally Day
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (special ceremony at 11 a.m.)
Texas Travel Information Center
I-40 @ Airport Blvd. exit
Free admission- visit with over 20 attractions from across the Panhandle

First Friday Art Walk
5-9 p.m.
The Galleries at Sunset Center
Join the hundreds of residents and visitors who already know about this big monthly event. Meet local artists, listen to local musicians and meet folks from the community. Amarillo CVC staff will be in the Center City Corral.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

National Tourism Week Meets National Train Day
Celebrate all things on rails by visiting the Amarillo Railroad Museum
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Free admission, donations welcome
3160 I Ave (just NE of Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport)

Don't forget the Madame Queen, restored 2-10-4 Texas-type locomotive
Corner of SE 2nd & Lincoln Streets
Free admission

Arts Night- Venom Style
7:05 p.m.
Amarillo Venom vs. Duke City Gladiators
Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum
Part of ticket price will support summer camp opportunities through Amarillo's arts community. Visit with arts representatives before the game.


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